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Table 2 Characteristics of subjects

From: Early home treatment of childhood fevers with ineffective antimalarials is deleterious in the outcome of severe malaria

  Treatment Given Treatment Not Given RR(95% CI) *P
n % N %
Gender       
   Male 101 65.2 54 34.8 1.10 (0.91, 1.33) 0.371
   Female 67 59.3 46 40.7   
Diagnosis       
   CM 81 71.1 33 28.9 1.26 (1.05, 1.51) 0.016
   SMA 87 56.5 67 43.5   
Social Class       
   Lower 102 61.4 64 38.6 0.95 (0.79, 1.15) 0.606
   Upper 66 64.7 36 35.3   
  1. CM – Cerebral malaria, SMA- Severe malarial anaemia, OR-Odds ratio
  2. *Fishers exact test used